2 Epicentre Non-profit Career Placements – Medical Doctors

Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Director of
Epicentre Mbarara Research Base
About Epicentre:
Epicentre is a non-profit organization, created in 1987 by Médecins
Sans Frontières, whose activities include research, field epidemiology and
training, which groups health professionals specialised in public health and
epidemiology. In 1996, Epicentre became a World Health Organization
Collaborating Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Response to Emerging
Diseases. Epicentre follows its activities from its headquarters in Paris and
from its offices in Geneva, Brussels, Barcelona, New-York and research centres
in Uganda and Niger.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in
    the implementation of the studies and ensuring that procedures are
    followed according to protocol.
  • Validate all inclusions in the studies by
    checking the inclusion criteria and the absence of contra indication.
  • Actively participate in the clinical
    assessment of the patients at inclusion.
  • Make sure that all clinical and biological
    testing required by the study have been done at inclusion and during the
  • Ensure that the CRF is correctly filled at
    inclusion and during the follow-up.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the Epicentre Director at appropriate time.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants must hold Bachelor of
    Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB.)
  • Good clinical practice certificate.
  • Past clinical experience in Pediatric
    medicine, internal medicine and/or Infectious Diseases and/or Respiratory
  • Full registration with the Uganda Medical
    and dental Practitioners’ Council (UMDPC), current practicing license.
  • Previous experience in clinical research
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Knowledge of
    MS Office.
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their applications or hand deliver them to:
Epicentre Mbarara Research Base, P.O. Box 1956, Mbarara, Uganda
Deadline: 14th August 2014
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